Edward Henry Weston was a 20th-century American photographer. He has been called “one of the most innovative and influential American photographers…” and “one of the masters of 20th century photography. Edward Weston authorized his son, Cole Weston tobe the only one of his sons to make prints of his work. Edward Weston was born in 1886 and died in 1958,
Cole Weston (January 30, 1919 – April 20, 2003) was the youngest son of photographer Edward Weston and brother of photographer Brett Weston. He dedicated his life to photography and the theater. Cole Weston was an accomplished photographer in his own right and offered his work as both gelatin silver photographs (very early) and color.
Cole Weston was also the authorized person to print his father’s negatives, therefore the reference to these photographs being by both Edward and Cole Weston. I have always referred to them with the reference: EW/CW